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pappu
10-20-2011, 11:39 AM
Dear Immigration Voice Member,

We need one simple action item from you for Thursday and Friday this week -- make calls the offices listed below and say one simple thing :

"My name is _______. I would like Congressman/Congresswoman ______ to support H.R. 3012 that removes the per-country quota from employment based immigration. Thank you".

Below are the phone numbers and names of Congressman and Congresswomen in House Judiciary Committee that really matter this week and next week for this bill. Spare 15 minutes of time to do this and just do it if you have not already. If you called earlier this week, call again. Numbers matter. Call volume matters. Democracy works only for those who show up. It's time to do your part.



Rep.Lamar Smith [TX, 21st District] - 202-225-4236
Rep.Jason Chaffetz [UT, 3rd District] - 202-225-7751
Rep.Bob Goodlatte [VA, 6th District] - 202-225-5431
Rep.Zoe Lofgren [CA, 16th District] - 202-225-3072
Rep.Pedro Pierluisi [Puerto Rico] - 202-225-2615
Rep.John Conyers [MI, 14th District] - 202-225-5126
Rep.Howard Berman [CA, 28th District] - 202-225-4695
Rep. Elton Gallegly [CA – 24th District] - 202-225-5811
Rep.Steve Chabot [OH, 1st District]- 202-225-2216
Rep.Darrell Issa [CA, 49th District] - 202-225-3906
Rep.James Sensenbrenner [WI, 5th District] - 202-225-5101
Rep. Howard Coble [NC, 6th District] - 202-225-3065
Rep.Daniel Lungren [CA, 3rd District] - 202-225-5716
Rep.Mike Pence [IN, 6th District] - 202-225-3021
Rep.Randy Forbes [VA, 4th District]- 202-225-6365
Rep.Trent Franks [AZ-2nd District] - 202-225-4576
Rep.Louie Gohmert [TX, 1st District] - 202-225-3035
Rep.Jim Jordan [OH, 4th District] - 202-225-2676
Rep.Ted Poe [TX, 2nd District] - 202-225-6565
Rep.Tim Griffin [AR, 2nd District] - 202-225-2506
Rep.Tom Marino [PA, 10th District] - 202-225-3731
Rep.Trey Gowdy [SC, 4th District] - 202-225-6030
Rep.Dennis Ross [FL, 12th District] - 202-225-1252
Rep.Sandy Adams [FL, 24th District] - 202-225-2706
Rep.Ben Quayle [AZ, 3rd District] - 202-225-3361
Rep. Mark Amodei [NV, 2nd District] - 202-225-6155
Rep.Jerold Nadler [NY, 8th District] - 202-225-5635
Rep.Robert Scott [VA, 3rd District] - 202-225-8351
Rep.Mel Watt [NC, 12th District] - 202-225-1510
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [TX, 18th District] - 202-225-3816
Rep.Maxine Waters [CA, 25th District] - 202-225-2201
Rep.Steve Cohen [TN, 9th District] - 202-225-3265
Rep.Henry Johnson [GA, 4th District] - 202-225-1605
Rep.Mike Quigley [IL, 5th District] - 202-225-4061
Rep. Judy Chu [CA, 32nd District] - 202-225-5464
Rep.Ted Deutch [FL, 19th District] - 202-225-3001
Rep.Linda Sanchez [CA, 39th District] - 202-225-6676


And Please click the 'Like' button of the first post

Target for the next 2 days : 2500 calls to each lawmaker office.

This will give us more confidence moving into next week. Please post 'I did it' on this thread once you have spent 15 minutes making these calls. We want at least 2500 'I did it' on this thread.

Please provide the feedback from your calls to lawmakers ONLY at this link --> Grassroots - Feedback Form (http://immigrationvoice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98)

Please do not share any feedback on the open forum

msb01
10-20-2011, 12:03 PM
Done!.

thomachan72
10-20-2011, 12:06 PM
Have been doing it today since getting Aman's email. Also posted some specific remarks in the feedback page. Will continue calling...:):)

vidyas_m
10-20-2011, 12:06 PM
I did it.

100mya
10-20-2011, 12:18 PM
done

uscis_lover
10-20-2011, 12:32 PM
Done!!! Its so simple .... Folks lets give this thing one last shot - I think this is my last ditch effort to get this bill passed. NOW I'm COMPLETELY DONE!!!

needhelp!
10-20-2011, 12:45 PM
I Did IT! Did you?

GCplease
10-20-2011, 01:20 PM
Called all 37 Congressmen and congresswomen.

Some said they support the bill. some got my zip code. The Congressmen from my state showed some interest when I said I am a resident of VA.

Most of them said they'll pas along the comment. does that mean they don't support ?

manchala
10-20-2011, 01:34 PM
Please do not post feedback here. There is a feedback in action items do it there.

green_mile
10-20-2011, 01:42 PM
it is actually very , very satisfying experience, we have power to change things, but this is our only chance.

Please keep calling.

dkshitij
10-20-2011, 01:42 PM
Called everybody on the list once again. Thank you!

gp_waiting
10-20-2011, 01:43 PM
I will post the feedback on the feedback form

IllinoisGC
10-20-2011, 01:47 PM
Called everyone last week and this week- even if there is no positive confirmation or response, these calls would help them decide..

Here's the script I used as I learned 'legal immigration' would catch more of their attention..

"This is a quick call to request Congressman/Congresswoman ______ to support Legal Immigration bill H.R. 3012 that removes the per-country quota from employment based immigration. Hopefully Congressman/woman supports it? <pause, to hear the response..if they support, then thank and disconnect, if not> please let him/her know that a lot are supporting and please pass on our request as this means a lot for us who are waiting for more than a decade, thanks for your listening.<If they ask, give the name and city, state details as it shortens the call> "

KiranKashi
10-20-2011, 01:49 PM
I completed my 4th round of calls today. Called all the offices.

mrdeeds
10-20-2011, 01:49 PM
I did it.

ajaysri
10-20-2011, 02:01 PM
called every one again, posting the feedback on the feedback form.

saikrishn2000
10-20-2011, 02:07 PM
done calling.

venkspr
10-20-2011, 02:24 PM
Done

indrachat_75
10-20-2011, 02:49 PM
Done. I think we should all be calling as it takes only 10 mins of our time. And also have our spouse calling too.

navkap
10-20-2011, 02:57 PM
Done Calling - However, should we really call folks who already support it multiple times? Can we get a list for folks who are neutral or not in support?

sareesh
10-20-2011, 02:58 PM
done calling all 37.

gc007
10-20-2011, 03:02 PM
Just finished calling. It just takes 10min. Everone should call This is our chance.
I have had some response where they say that they already support.

abqguy
10-20-2011, 03:05 PM
They all answered right away. Took me less than a minute per call.

ultimatebobcat
10-20-2011, 03:10 PM
I have called all of them and I will post the feedback in the appropriate place. It took around 20 minutes for all and it was really a satisfying experience. Will do it many times more.

Thanks,
Abhishek.

justice4all
10-20-2011, 03:30 PM
Done calling all.

Will post the feedback in feedback form.

deepakd
10-20-2011, 03:39 PM
called all the numbers.

hetalp
10-20-2011, 03:51 PM
made 10 calls

thomachan72
10-20-2011, 03:56 PM
New schedule posted on the congress calendar.

Mark up is on October 25 th and 26th .


Full Committee Markup of: H.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011”;
H.R. 420, the “Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act of 2011”;
H.R. 10, the “Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011”;
H.R. 2870, the “Adam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2011”;
H.R. 1254, the “Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2011”; and,
H.R. 3012, the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act”


Tuesday, October 25, 2011 1:00 p.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building and

Thursday, October 27, 2011 9:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building




Calendar (http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/calendar.html)

why is it at the bottom of the list again? :(

starscream
10-20-2011, 04:25 PM
finished calling posting feedback

shouldIwait
10-20-2011, 04:26 PM
Finished calling. Will post feedback next.

h1techSlave
10-20-2011, 04:54 PM
Oops! I did it again.

srinivas_o
10-20-2011, 05:06 PM
I did it.

new_horizon
10-20-2011, 05:23 PM
Made the calls for the second time. This time more members were supportive of our bill. Only couple of members have not publicly stated their position. I think overall it's a good sign. We need more people to flood the offices with calls. It hardly takes any time. Go make the calls now. :)

jayathisunil
10-20-2011, 05:55 PM
Made some calls got some good responses - some calls went to voice message.
Will call them again tomorrow.

Rajvrx
10-20-2011, 06:03 PM
Made calls to 23 senator offices today...good response, will call rest tomorrow

gps
10-21-2011, 12:58 AM
Called most of the offices and left a message

manchala
10-21-2011, 09:24 AM
Call and ask your friends to do so. Please support the bill here.

http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h3012

GCOP
10-21-2011, 09:25 AM
Called all the offices.

floridian123
10-21-2011, 10:01 AM
Called some and heard most are are supporting bill

gettoimmivoice
10-21-2011, 10:18 AM
i just did it..

Suva
10-21-2011, 10:30 AM
Called 20 congressmen today morning. Would call others later today.

mattresscoil
10-21-2011, 10:35 AM
Just finished calling all of them.
Some of them acknowledged that they have been receive a lot of phone calls.

Please everyone - lets step on the gas and get this moving along.
This is for everyones benefit.

Best wishes!!
Mattresscoil.

Madhuri
10-21-2011, 10:40 AM
I did it. Called all of them.

rkay
10-21-2011, 10:48 AM
Completed calls for today
submitted feedback form ImmigrationVoice.org - Grass Roots Feedback Form (http://immigrationvoice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98)

coopheal
10-21-2011, 11:01 AM
Called the reps on the list.

h1techSlave
10-21-2011, 11:02 AM
I am used to send IV action items to my work and non-work friends. Usually I do not check back with them whether they actually complete any of the action items.

But for this time, I have checked with all of my friends. To my surprise all of them have did some thing about the actions items. A few of them did actually call. Many forwarded my communication to their friends.

agopal
10-21-2011, 11:04 AM
Done calling. Gor a positive response from most of them. Many said that they have been receiving numerous calls supporting this bill. Great job everyone!

Can someone post the link to the feedback form?

Thanks

snsharda
10-21-2011, 11:10 AM
It was very easy. :D
Make your voices heard.

Thanks IV for all the guidance..

KiranKashi
10-21-2011, 11:15 AM
I completed calling all the office today for the 5th time. Will try calling again in the afternoon.

niklshah
10-21-2011, 11:35 AM
made the calls again today... everyone is aware about the issue.. keep calling guys it only take 15 minutes to call everyone on list.....

shivaniraina
10-21-2011, 11:38 AM
called all of them. Received postive feedback on the bill.

ashtamam
10-21-2011, 11:50 AM
Called every single number on the list..Almost all of them are aware of the purpose we are calling.

Goodluck to IV on this effort.

sandy_anand
10-21-2011, 11:54 AM
Done calling again. Posted feedback.

scorpion
10-21-2011, 11:59 AM
done

starscream
10-21-2011, 12:00 PM
All,

Just a friendly reminder - please do not post feedback on the open forum . If you see any such post - please alert IV Admin/ Pappu immediately.
Please use feedback form for submitting feedback.

Starting with my call list for today......

rkay
10-21-2011, 12:10 PM
.....................
Can someone post the link to the feedback form?

Thanks

ImmigrationVoice.org - Grass Roots Feedback Form (http://immigrationvoice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98)

looivy
10-21-2011, 12:19 PM
Done - Finished calling for support of 3012
Took me only 15-20 minutes.

coopheal
10-21-2011, 12:29 PM
my wife called too.

metroparknj
10-21-2011, 01:03 PM
Just finished calling all reps. Go IV.

suryavetsa
10-21-2011, 01:16 PM
completed calling all the numbers.

cnag
10-21-2011, 01:36 PM
done. called all members on the list - 2 rounds

raghav0
10-21-2011, 01:36 PM
Done - completed 3 rounds of calls......

NNReddy
10-21-2011, 01:39 PM
Full Committee Markup of:ÂH.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011”; (http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/mark_10252011.html)

BUT H.R.3012 is at the end of the pack. Not sure if they will get time to get to the end.
25th and 27th of october.

PavanV
10-21-2011, 01:48 PM
Full Committee Markup of:ÂH.R. 822, the “National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act of 2011”; (http://judiciary.house.gov/hearings/mark_10252011.html)

BUT H.R.3012 is at the end of the pack. Not sure if they will get time to get to the end.
25th and 27th of october.

If we go by past precedents, most likely they wont. It is obvious that is not a high priority item, we need to make calls to make this a high priority item, keep calling.

Suva
10-21-2011, 01:48 PM
Called the rest of the congressmen and submitted the feedback form.

I am calling the congressmen continually for last 10 days. This is our last chance. So guys, please call call and don't stop till it is passed.


Called 20 congressmen today morning. Would call others later today.

ms3das
10-21-2011, 01:53 PM
called 10 of them on the list.

dkshitij
10-21-2011, 02:00 PM
I called again today. I urged supporters and sponsors to take up the bill first thing during the Markup on Tuesday.

m306m
10-21-2011, 02:08 PM
Done

geve
10-21-2011, 02:29 PM
Called today. Except Rep.Lamar Smith others either we can talk or leave message.

alex77
10-21-2011, 02:31 PM
Called all of them to support the bill. Will request my friends to do the same.

actaccord
10-21-2011, 02:42 PM
I finished calling all the office.

coolngood4u80
10-21-2011, 02:46 PM
finished another round of calling ....come on guys lets increase the call volume ...

lost_in_migration
10-21-2011, 03:29 PM
Called all Representatives on the House Judiciary committee twice :)

vijay226
10-21-2011, 03:45 PM
Done

rkay
10-21-2011, 03:46 PM
jayathisunil,

When they ask for your district, tell them "I am calling because congressman is on the judiciary committee".

Also don't post feedback in open forum. Please edit your post to remove the feedback.

sijinkj
10-21-2011, 03:48 PM
Called all the offices and requested for support. Signed the petition where ever i saw it.

actaccord
10-21-2011, 03:50 PM
all your call feedback only using feedback form...


ImmigrationVoice.org - Grass Roots Feedback Form (http://immigrationvoice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98)

Don't post your feedback in open forum.

snathan
10-21-2011, 04:19 PM
If you come across any troll, please report them...

gopalkrishan
10-21-2011, 04:32 PM
I did it

sage2006
10-21-2011, 04:33 PM
All sorts of trolls are visiting and action item threads and posting messages about our action items trying to confuse our members. IGNORE THESE TROLLS and report them immediately to the admins who are being vigilant during these crucial stages of advocacy.

Strictly follow only the action items posted by pappu or Administrator2.
If those who are opposing us (even though in small minority) are getting this desperate, it only means our volume of calls and plan is working perfectly. So lets continue our momentum and outnumber this small minority (who wants us to continue to be stuck in backlogs forever) by HUGE numbers. We have to unite to get HR3012 passed by Congress.
Keep calling the lawmaker offices listed in the action item and follow the other action items posted by the admins.

More importantly - post feedback from your calls/action items ONLY on the feedback form - the link to which has been provided onthe first post of all action item threads. DO NOT post any feedback (except that you are 'DONE' with the action items) on this open thread.

manchala
10-21-2011, 04:33 PM
I called Congressman Pence's office just now. They did not complain about anything. They were really friendly and took my message. Please keep calling.

Saralayar
10-21-2011, 04:34 PM
Dear Immigration Voice Member,

We need one simple action item from you for Thursday and Friday this week -- make calls the offices listed below and say one simple thing :

"My name is _______. I would like Congressman/Congresswoman ______ to support H.R. 3012 that removes the per-country quota from employment based immigration. Thank you".

Below are the phone numbers and names of Congressman and Congresswomen in House Judiciary Committee that really matter this week and next week for this bill. Spare 15 minutes of time to do this and just do it if you have not already. If you called earlier this week, call again. Numbers matter. Call volume matters. Democracy works only for those who show up. It's time to do your part.



Rep.Lamar Smith [TX, 21st District] - 202-225-4236
Rep.Jason Chaffetz [UT, 3rd District] - 202-225-7751
Rep.Bob Goodlatte [VA, 6th District] - 202-225-5431
Rep.Zoe Lofgren [CA, 16th District] - 202-225-3072
Rep.Pedro Pierluisi [Puerto Rico] - 202-225-2615
Rep.John Conyers [MI, 14th District] - 202-225-5126
Rep.Howard Berman [CA, 28th District] - 202-225-4695
Rep. Elton Gallegly [CA – 24th District] - 202-225-5811
Rep.Steve Chabot [OH, 1st District]- 202-225-2216
Rep.Darrell Issa [CA, 49th District] - 202-225-3906
Rep.James Sensenbrenner [WI, 5th District] - 202-225-5101
Rep. Howard Coble [NC, 6th District] - 202-225-3065
Rep.Daniel Lungren [CA, 3rd District] - 202-225-5716
Rep.Mike Pence [IN, 6th District] - 202-225-3021
Rep.Randy Forbes [VA, 4th District]- 202-225-6365
Rep.Trent Franks [AZ-2nd District] - 202-225-4576
Rep.Louie Gohmert [TX, 1st District] - 202-225-3035
Rep.Jim Jordan [OH, 4th District] - 202-225-2676
Rep.Ted Poe [TX, 2nd District] - 202-225-6565
Rep.Tim Griffin [AR, 2nd District] - 202-225-2506
Rep.Tom Marino [PA, 10th District] - 202-225-3731
Rep.Trey Gowdy [SC, 4th District] - 202-225-6030
Rep.Dennis Ross [FL, 12th District] - 202-225-1252
Rep.Sandy Adams [FL, 24th District] - 202-225-2706
Rep.Ben Quayle [AZ, 3rd District] - 202-225-3361
Rep. Mark Amodei [NV, 2nd District] - 202-225-6155
Rep.Jerold Nadler [NY, 8th District] - 202-225-5635
Rep.Robert Scott [VA, 3rd District] - 202-225-8351
Rep.Mel Watt [NC, 12th District] - 202-225-1510
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [TX, 18th District] - 202-225-3816
Rep.Maxine Waters [CA, 25th District] - 202-225-2201
Rep.Steve Cohen [TN, 9th District] - 202-225-3265
Rep.Henry Johnson [GA, 4th District] - 202-225-1605
Rep.Mike Quigley [IL, 5th District] - 202-225-4061
Rep. Judy Chu [CA, 32nd District] - 202-225-5464
Rep.Ted Deutch [FL, 19th District] - 202-225-3001
Rep.Linda Sanchez [CA, 39th District] - 202-225-6676






Please provide the feedback from your calls to lawmakers ONLY at this link --> Grassroots - Feedback Form (http://immigrationvoice.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=98)

Please do not share any feedback on the open forum
I did it.. Thanks.

Rajvrx
10-21-2011, 04:49 PM
Called all 37 offices..favorable support, will fill out feedback form

vinodindia
10-21-2011, 04:59 PM
I called Congressman Pence's office just now. They did not complain about anything. They were really friendly and took my message. Please keep calling.

I just did too and everything is normal. Keep pushing!

h1techSlave
10-21-2011, 05:20 PM
My understanding about their question about your city information is that they want to tell the congressman about the geographical location of calls.

This can work in our favor, if you think about it. It is better to make 10 calls each from 20 different states than making 200 calls from a single state.

Called all 37 representatives again today.
Got 12 yays and others responsed saying they will pass the message to the congressman

Some of them took my city details too. Any thoughts on what will the rep. office will do when they receive calls from other districts?

I will update the feedback form soon

Way to go .... IV

BZA
10-21-2011, 05:33 PM
Called everyone on this list today.

Thank you.

looneytunezez
10-21-2011, 06:30 PM
calls done for tonite. cant post feedback, get a 404 error.
will try again with feedback form.

jjava100
10-21-2011, 06:33 PM
Done!

planets
10-21-2011, 07:24 PM
called everyone.

wyswig
10-21-2011, 07:59 PM
Done..keep it up IV.

vidyas_m
10-21-2011, 11:49 PM
Did it - completed 2 rounds of calls.

av2004
10-23-2011, 01:01 AM
Called as mentioned. Hoping for the best outcome!

Go IV!!

dealguy007
10-23-2011, 08:02 AM
how can I get access to donor forum?
I subscribed around 2 weeks back and sent around 10 emails+IM's but no progress

pappu
10-23-2011, 09:01 AM
how can I get access to donor forum?
I subscribed around 2 weeks back and sent around 10 emails+IM's but no progress

http://immigrationvoice.org/forum/forum16-iv-agenda-and-legislative-updates/2483369-after-6-years-of-hard-work-patience-and-persistence-we-are-at-the-doorstep-of-success-post2942675.html#post2942675

newdif
10-23-2011, 01:52 PM
Just did it, hopefully not too late!

gkrish
10-23-2011, 03:57 PM
Did the phone calls on Oct 21. Got the vmail for most of them. For the remaining few, their vmail boxes were full!

Thanks to all those who are involved with this effort and also for laying out the Action Items very clearly.

coopheal
10-24-2011, 01:15 AM
Thanks for completing this action items.
Please follow the action item for Week Oct 24 on the thread.
HR 3012: Action Items for the week of Oct 24.. (http://immigrationvoice.org/forum/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=2524933)